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 BIRDSALL, DAVID E Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $142,822.35 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFIORE, BRIAN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,813.69 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LECAKES, TRYON S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,810.28 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHE, JOHN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,809.53 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, DAVID Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,805.64 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, LOLA W Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $142,801.53 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUE, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,796.58 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKERT, VALERIE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,796.46 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYE, BENJAMIN J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $142,792.86 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOESEL, EDWARD C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,792.00 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,789.11 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONWAY, BRIAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,788.51 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBENEDETTO, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,788.51 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISMONDI, ALFRED N Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,788.51 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, VALERIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,788.51 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, GARY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,788.51 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGI, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,788.51 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, BRIAN F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $142,787.96 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, JAMES M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $142,787.62 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,783.99 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,780.22 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALAHUDDIN, AL-FARID R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $142,778.87 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, WAYNE S, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,777.83 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRACHT, EDWARD C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,775.40 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALYS, JAMES G Employer name Erie County Amount $142,771.36 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,769.34 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,763.56 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,758.17 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VON HASSEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,756.95 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIO, VINCENT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,756.87 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWARTA, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,755.26 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINN, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $142,753.73 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, KEITH Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $142,750.34 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAHUT, JAYME B Employer name Schenectady Metroplex Dev Auth Amount $142,750.08 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TECHKY, GREGORY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,748.48 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, TONI F Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,745.06 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILES, BEN Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $142,740.78 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, JOHN J Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $142,738.66 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PROSPO, JAMI A Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,738.51 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURDLE, JAMES T Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $142,728.39 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMBLE, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,725.09 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROY, HECTOR J Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,725.04 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TWITTY, CLAYBRONE L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $142,720.45 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAROR, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,719.45 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, LEONARD J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,718.95 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLINS, EDWARD, JR Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $142,713.89 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECK, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,711.57 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LEA, TONY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,710.35 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $142,708.06 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOVER, JANICE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $142,707.58 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, KELLY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,699.47 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, JAMES C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $142,697.88 Date 11/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORNE, VINCENT Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $142,689.93 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOBALD, DAVID W Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $142,689.80 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANIELLO, MARTHA Employer name Lewis County Amount $142,687.94 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, RONALD J, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $142,685.62 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOOKER, PATRICK M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $142,684.38 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $142,683.51 Date 04/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MELISSA C Employer name Rockland County Amount $142,678.75 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, STEPHANIE A W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $142,676.96 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOM, TERRI D Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,676.29 Date 06/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUM, ERIC J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $142,674.85 Date 10/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENSELAAR, ROBERT W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $142,674.71 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTRA BEDNAR, NANCY Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $142,674.48 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, SANDS E, II Employer name City of Beacon Amount $142,671.82 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSHING, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,670.60 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENET, SCOTT C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,665.42 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSWALD, ANDREW S Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,665.36 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMUSHKO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $142,663.07 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEATTY, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,652.49 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUM, ROBERT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,650.05 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, JOHN N Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $142,649.52 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELLMAN, JONATHAN S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $142,645.78 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, MELISSA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,643.59 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONG, CORWIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,636.00 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTA, GIUSEPPE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,636.00 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYAKHILOME, ELVIS E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $142,629.59 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, ARON Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $142,623.80 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOES, JOSE C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $142,621.23 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBALINO, DOUGLAS P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $142,617.57 Date 05/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, CHRISTINE S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $142,615.03 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULETT, KENNETH B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $142,614.26 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGROI, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,613.72 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, TIMOTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,608.15 Date 06/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, VICTOR, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,607.41 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, MAXIMILIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,606.53 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, BRIAN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $142,602.61 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALENDER, KATY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,595.65 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, NICHOLAS V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,594.39 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALES, LEE D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $142,592.29 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANEPPS, BARBARA Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $142,592.28 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JANICE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,591.32 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERNY, MARY B Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $142,589.47 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFTE, SUSAN J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $142,583.07 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, JOYCE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $142,582.74 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAAG, JOSEPH G, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,574.50 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,573.85 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLERMAN, CARL W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $142,573.56 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVEAR, JAIME P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,573.20 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAZEL, MIRIAM A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $142,571.19 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System