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 BELDIA, GAIL MARIE A Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $174,854.91 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JUDITH M Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IQBAL, KHALID Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $174,854.91 Date 09/02/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRID, RICARDO E Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $174,854.91 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELINOV, MILEN T Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGIEL, JERZY Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $174,854.91 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE-SCOTT, SHERYL N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $174,854.91 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCNIK, GREGORY F Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $174,854.91 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, ALAN I Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $174,854.91 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWITT, RONALD R Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $174,850.59 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,848.79 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEYAMITRA, SANDYA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $174,847.68 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $174,847.26 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, HOPE B Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $174,836.57 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, PETER K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $174,832.52 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, PABLO H Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,830.40 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, BARD R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,825.78 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, KIERAN P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $174,824.66 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, ROBERT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,821.38 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RATTINGER, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,816.17 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI GIUSEPPE, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,814.52 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNELL, RICHARD T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,813.08 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINKERT, GLENN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $174,811.01 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERTESZ, CSABA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,796.20 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIKER, GUY D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $174,794.64 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRUZZESE, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,791.84 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, THOMAS G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,785.58 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIANO, ANTHONY F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,769.74 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPILE, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,768.65 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,768.35 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, ANDREW A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $174,764.15 Date 01/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVARIS, NICHOLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,761.42 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, MARTIN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,761.20 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSNER, DAVID F Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $174,758.86 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PETER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,748.15 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $174,746.21 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HE, SHAN YU Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $174,745.15 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCEDES, EDDIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,737.97 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANCHFIELD, MARK W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $174,732.62 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MARK J Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $174,732.62 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROBERT W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $174,732.62 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, CATHERINE J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $174,732.62 Date 03/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, STEVEN L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $174,732.57 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ERIK Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,725.98 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,722.03 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WUCHTE, PETER W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,719.96 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASELLA, MARK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,717.82 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUBERTIER, THOMAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,710.83 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEROTA, STEPHEN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,702.03 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIARDELLA, CHARLES H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,697.88 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGA, SAROJA K Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $174,692.24 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALETEL, MICHAEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,680.01 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, WILLIAM F Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,675.57 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOZIS, LAUREN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,674.98 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVIER, STEVEN Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $174,670.42 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIELDS, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,667.75 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHA, LUIS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,652.90 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,648.95 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, HELEN BLAIR Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,637.21 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, FRANK H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,636.82 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMARA, TERENCE P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,636.82 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, FRANK, III Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $174,635.63 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YAZDANIE, MOHAMMAD A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $174,629.24 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $174,628.66 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDINO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $174,619.70 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,618.90 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, STEVEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,616.22 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI GIOIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,615.42 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMARNICKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,609.81 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCE, BRIAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,608.48 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSCH, FRANCIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,606.90 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $174,593.98 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, PETER W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $174,592.06 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASSEL, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,580.11 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, BRENDON L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,577.05 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, ERIC J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,576.01 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MELO, EDGAR G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $174,566.49 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTY, HARRIET I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $174,562.73 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALVAROSA, MARIO Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $174,557.88 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, STUART A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $174,541.69 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, SHAWN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,531.15 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKE, TIMOTHY G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,527.83 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMKHAJI, HABIB Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $174,525.75 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEBECK, AMANDA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $174,519.40 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISCHO, KEVIN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,518.48 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, SHAUN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $174,517.97 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROTHROCK, MICHELANNE Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $174,517.86 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGH, EDWIN Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,509.57 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNARI, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $174,476.44 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, FRANK A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,475.52 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, PAUL J Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $174,473.44 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYRIANNIS, CHARLES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $174,472.07 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACH, JACOB X Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $174,468.29 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, DAVID R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $174,466.39 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, J E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $174,450.13 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTOCK, GARY D Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $174,447.37 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGIMINO, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,445.55 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOYCE, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $174,445.09 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, ANTHONY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,432.39 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GERALD G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $174,432.36 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System