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 BRATEK, KRISTEN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $138,493.05 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POLLA, LOUIS G Employer name Putnam County Amount $138,491.97 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAGER, GREGG D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,491.39 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, GARNELL W, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $138,490.63 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAL, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,488.26 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, PAUL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,486.95 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,481.66 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL L Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $138,475.87 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, ERIC R Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,470.51 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBONDANDOLO, DONNA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,461.62 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAND, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $138,460.22 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, CARLTON Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $138,457.44 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PRIORE, NUNZIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,451.59 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, MATTHEW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,450.54 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, EDWARD M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,443.62 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KESSLER, STEPHEN N Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $138,442.20 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, JOSEPH K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,439.44 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIETROMICCA, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $138,439.18 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZORDAN, ROBERT D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $138,438.39 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDER, JEFFREY W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $138,431.61 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDICONE, HENRY S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $138,424.01 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USMAIL, SCOTT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,422.46 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEJZA, BRIAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,419.90 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, PAUL A Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $138,417.81 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNEY, GLENN M Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $138,410.55 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,409.05 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINIRONS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $138,409.01 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANO, SHAWN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $138,407.59 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASACCO, RAYMOND J, III Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $138,398.80 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCABE, ANDREA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,397.52 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBS, GREGORY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,394.15 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $138,394.08 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCONSOLO, ELIZABETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,393.09 Date 04/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,383.71 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESTITO, ROANN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $138,381.62 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, AARON W Employer name City of Middletown Amount $138,373.16 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUSI, JAMES Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,372.61 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERWITZ, COLLEEN L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $138,371.39 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, CELESTE Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,369.45 Date 12/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, ANTHONY W Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $138,365.86 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLER, ROBERT F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,363.43 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURLINGHAM, CHARLES R Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,353.74 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIENES, PETER Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $138,352.48 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOCHRON, BRETT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $138,350.62 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,348.91 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANGARONE, DANIEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,344.79 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANA M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $138,343.79 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNANGANAMALIL, LEO JAMESON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,342.85 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TRENEE D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,333.33 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSILLICO, MARIO Employer name Village of Saltaire Amount $138,333.28 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, REGINALD Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $138,332.35 Date 01/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN L, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $138,329.56 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, ALISON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $138,329.29 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $138,328.73 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCIK, MARK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,323.34 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES G Employer name Department of Law Amount $138,320.74 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,319.16 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHAWNEEQUA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,317.89 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELARABA, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,314.49 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, ALAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $138,309.50 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESEL, ERIC C Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,307.72 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRSIN, STEPHEN D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $138,300.70 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATARSKI, KEITH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $138,299.24 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, ANDREW K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,293.30 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEAD, RAYMOND A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $138,287.59 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTWER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,286.65 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINSLEY, ROBERT S Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,284.50 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPOLO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $138,281.75 Date 09/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, MAUREEN M Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $138,274.50 Date 03/05/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFTY, CHARLES B Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,273.75 Date 08/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, ANTHONY F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,273.31 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHERTY-BEGIS, DENISE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,271.91 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, WILLIAM P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $138,266.85 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUMANN, THOMAS E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,266.54 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPISARDA, MARK A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $138,266.28 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNER, RICHARD S, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,262.50 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ANILA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,260.21 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMOLENKO, GUERMAN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $138,251.81 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, BRIAN G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,251.43 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'HAITI, JEAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,248.39 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIMATTEO, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $138,244.48 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, KATHLEEN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $138,242.19 Date 11/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURAPANENI, PRASAD V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,239.76 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, TODD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,236.81 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUTTKE, ROBERT M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $138,230.95 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOGAN, JASON H Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,230.48 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, KELLY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,230.29 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIN, MILKA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,227.74 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, MATTHEW E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,221.88 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, AUSTIN O Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,221.25 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, EDWARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,219.75 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNEY, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,218.85 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MOHAMMAD M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $138,211.95 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPISAK, JON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,204.72 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JUNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,203.70 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREEGAN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $138,202.86 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, JAMES E, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,201.39 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIVOLSI, RODNEY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,200.69 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORANA, JACK Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,199.89 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRELD, JAMES F Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $138,195.76 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System