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 AWE, NORMAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,570.87 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $142,569.10 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTALIENTI, GREGORY P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $142,563.27 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MATTHEW A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $142,562.51 Date 06/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELMAN, DAVID M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $142,560.89 Date 02/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMATTO, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $142,559.93 Date 07/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, MICHAEL C Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,553.77 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALBO, SHARON M Employer name Erie County Amount $142,551.37 Date 09/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDOURIS, EMMANUEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,551.07 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, DOUGLAS G Employer name Department of Health Amount $142,547.93 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEITH R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $142,547.80 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, AJU Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $142,532.16 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECKO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Interest On Lawyer Account Fnd Amount $142,530.25 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,530.01 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENDETTO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,527.60 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JOHN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,526.30 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, SAM M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $142,524.33 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, GAIL B Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $142,522.10 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCO, LOUIS Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $142,510.70 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDEN, MICHAEL C Employer name Erie County Amount $142,510.43 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN-FERGUSON, NATALIE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $142,508.69 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SCOTT A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $142,508.02 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIBUONO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,506.66 Date 11/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTZY, PAUL Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,506.66 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, FRED B, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,506.66 Date 05/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, LINDA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,506.66 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,506.66 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISE, MARIO Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,506.65 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, KARLINE E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $142,501.40 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,500.26 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANCELLA, ANTHONY III Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $142,500.02 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMAH, AL I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,499.61 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KEVIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,497.99 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, KEVIN B Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $142,497.25 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLNEY, DAVID N, SR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,496.34 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, WILLIAM F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $142,494.95 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYSTAL, STEPHEN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,488.10 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATRICIAN, JOHN T Employer name Putnam County Amount $142,481.58 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, MEWBURN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,480.00 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $142,477.65 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, FRANCIS R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $142,476.09 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODAS, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,472.83 Date 04/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TORRE, THOMAS J, III Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $142,470.50 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARIKKA, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $142,469.90 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLO, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,469.29 Date 05/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUSA, SCOTT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,459.07 Date 03/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMITIE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $142,456.76 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIL, AHMED F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,456.21 Date 05/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AREFIEG, RONNIE J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $142,455.27 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARHART, JODY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,452.01 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTANO, JAMES Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $142,451.72 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,450.27 Date 04/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMKE, LEOPOLD, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,448.66 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARILYN R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $142,447.51 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GILBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,447.43 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCH, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,444.66 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENZ, DANIEL M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $142,438.49 Date 07/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, ELVIN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $142,436.15 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULATOWSKI, JEFFREY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,434.41 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $142,433.57 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JEFFREY G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $142,432.80 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGUAL, LUIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,429.29 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEMP, DENNIS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,428.50 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENTION-LEWIS, RISCO D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,424.62 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIASILLO, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $142,424.41 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $142,424.17 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, PATRICIA E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $142,422.10 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAESLOOP, MARTHA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $142,422.10 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, SUSAN KATZ Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $142,422.10 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIFRIN, EUGENE H Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $142,422.10 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHARLES C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $142,419.19 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, LEONARD, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $142,415.63 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBA, AMANDA B Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $142,413.34 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMM, ARTHUR R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $142,412.79 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTKAMP, JOHN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $142,412.79 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, ROBERT C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $142,412.40 Date 12/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, DONNA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $142,410.69 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLINGER, JEFFERY W Employer name Lewis County Amount $142,408.35 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, MICHAEL G Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $142,406.16 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGLER, HOWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,405.05 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPLEY, KIM M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $142,404.08 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDI, LOUISE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $142,402.66 Date 03/31/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNAGH, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,393.20 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEE, JEFFREY F Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $142,389.80 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUBINSTEIN, PAUL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,386.76 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $142,382.27 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAMPLIN, BRIAN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $142,380.71 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, DANIEL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $142,378.76 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISIDORE, IAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $142,378.48 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $142,376.57 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINN, SHAWN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,376.27 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARKER, ALAN D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $142,375.58 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, FEDERICO Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $142,374.17 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDI, LAWRENCE F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $142,373.09 Date 12/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIE, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,368.17 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EILERS, DAVID S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $142,368.04 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, PETER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $142,365.91 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPORALE, ANGELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $142,357.86 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERLACE, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $142,356.60 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KHARY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $142,352.78 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System