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 LANZARONE, DANIELLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,362.50 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, PHYLLIS D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $143,361.92 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLEY, DONALD J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $143,358.06 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORO, FRANCIS M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $143,357.00 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAVERS, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $143,356.49 Date 08/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRIKSEN, STEVEN A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $143,352.61 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSING, WILLIAM T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,352.45 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOSTKOWSKI, KIRK J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $143,346.78 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELSON, BARRY A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $143,344.51 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEL, JAMES A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,344.13 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JOSEPH H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $143,341.67 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAGAN, MARY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,341.53 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, STEVEN R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $143,341.48 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,339.28 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAIMAN, MELVYN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $143,333.48 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTHEIM, DEBORAH F Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $143,333.46 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, KENNETH M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $143,332.81 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, HERMINIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $143,332.59 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UYEKI, DAVID M Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $143,330.64 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LUIS, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,330.61 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARRY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,329.88 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWERS, SEAN B Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $143,327.79 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMON, CHRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,324.96 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, OMAR Employer name Rockland County Amount $143,323.08 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARILLA, DONALD M, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $143,320.32 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, GARY E Employer name City of Beacon Amount $143,316.79 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARNETSKI, PAUL Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $143,315.03 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,313.65 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, BRENDAN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $143,313.06 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEK, BRIAN F Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $143,309.42 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICH, WALTER G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $143,302.26 Date 10/09/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHERN, BRIAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,298.95 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PETER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,298.05 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERMINARIO, ONOFRIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,293.53 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, GARRY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $143,289.59 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KARIN A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $143,289.12 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, PETER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,284.18 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, SALVATORE B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,284.01 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, NINA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $143,277.81 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SCOTT Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $143,276.06 Date 12/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, EUGENE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,275.85 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLINA, DENNIS O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,273.93 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORNABIA, LEONARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,272.59 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, STEVEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,270.19 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATONE, LOUIS J Employer name Education Department Amount $143,267.56 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $143,267.33 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, SAMANTHA Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $143,264.53 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, CHAD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,262.65 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARREN, LOVELY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $143,261.23 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, WILLIAM S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,260.00 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, HUI M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,260.00 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTANELLA, GUIDO A, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $143,259.04 Date 09/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLER, SANDRA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $143,251.28 Date 04/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOHN G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $143,241.52 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALKINS, MARCIA E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $143,240.52 Date 05/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAZO, BRUCE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $143,232.94 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCI, CARMINE R Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $143,228.17 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIETTA, LYNN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,226.55 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBONS, CHERYL Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $143,224.44 Date 09/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANNE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,221.00 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, EARL L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $143,218.33 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGENAT, EILEEN K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,217.63 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLE, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,209.97 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HLAPATSOS, GEORGE, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $143,204.04 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPF, CHARLES F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,203.05 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEW, TITUS Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $143,200.83 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, JEONG-AH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,196.17 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL J Employer name Rockland County Amount $143,195.62 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,195.60 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $143,193.45 Date 08/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ROBERT W Employer name Nassau County Amount $143,191.58 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHARD-KNIERIEMEN, MARY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $143,188.41 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, JOHN L, III Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $143,187.79 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, PATRICK S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $143,180.03 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHERER, LU ANN M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $143,179.64 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANO, BEATRIZ Employer name Suffolk County Amount $143,179.10 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIPPERMAN, MARK Employer name Erie County Amount $143,175.99 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $143,173.87 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIOGENE, SERGE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,160.50 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARUSO, ANDREW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,147.05 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATAI, TIFINI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,146.74 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUBASIAK, RANDY E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,146.42 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,145.03 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNO, SALVATORE V Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $143,144.70 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CATHERINE C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $143,144.09 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, RICKY F Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $143,140.93 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIVIO, DIANA V Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $143,137.02 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALO, THERESA E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $143,136.26 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTNER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $143,134.93 Date 01/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIALLELA, ANTHONY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,121.40 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARCATERRA, PETER A Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $143,121.14 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOVICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $143,120.05 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, DILLARD W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,114.43 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVELL, MARK W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $143,110.22 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IRVIN, THOMAS W Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $143,104.58 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEUNE, ETHAN K Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $143,104.19 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRIS, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,104.00 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMIDI, NURI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $143,104.00 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEFANTE, ANJANA N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $143,103.11 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, KATHLEEN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $143,103.09 Date 01/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System