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 WIEMANN, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $174,431.60 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, LECH Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $174,428.10 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, MICHELLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,413.87 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANLONG, HENRY G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,410.94 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIAR, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,407.79 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, JORGE J Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $174,403.71 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OREFICE, DOMINICK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,399.30 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOG, DEBRA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $174,397.68 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICK M Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,396.18 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARDAK, STEVEN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,395.96 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,394.74 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANSHAWE, HELEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $174,394.42 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RALPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,394.34 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANGEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,381.30 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWACZ, TOMASZ W Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $174,378.23 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, JOHN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,370.76 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KEITH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,341.10 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DANIEL P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $174,336.88 Date 09/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, MARGARET MCGRATH Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $174,332.90 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESCATORE, DONNA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $174,332.16 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $174,324.13 Date 02/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, MILLIE Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $174,305.80 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, FREDRICK L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,295.40 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MICHAEL N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $174,287.05 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOULD, MADELYN S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,285.73 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,269.81 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTZ, GEORGE J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $174,262.10 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JOHN K Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $174,255.41 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARD, BRENDAN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $174,254.20 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENGEL, IRAN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,238.70 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MARGARET N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $174,234.88 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, ANGELA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $174,234.88 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,220.24 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRELL, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,219.92 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $174,211.01 Date 01/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $174,178.75 Date 11/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,170.48 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACON, CYNTHIA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,163.60 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORKA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $174,161.02 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, CHARLES M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $174,158.78 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALBICK, ROBERT J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $174,155.76 Date 08/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMAN, WILLIAM D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,137.97 Date 10/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOHAI, GEORGE K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $174,136.41 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEALEY, DANIEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,129.43 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNES, EDWARD V Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $174,129.15 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MARIAN C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $174,120.37 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, SABRINA B Employer name NYC Judges Amount $174,120.37 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MATTHEW K Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,120.07 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBOWITZ, NANCY A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $174,119.08 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,117.08 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRODMAN, ROBERT F, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $174,110.07 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLIKIEWICZ, STEPHEN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,108.26 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, ROSE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $174,100.15 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREALE, SEAN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,095.87 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN W Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $174,094.02 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNN, GEORGE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $174,093.70 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, JOSEPH V Employer name Nassau County Amount $174,090.51 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSICO, RONALD, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,088.10 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRON, DANIEL G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,088.10 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LLOYD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $174,070.75 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUDIKAITIS, SUSAN C Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $174,051.28 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTA, SUPRADEEP Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $174,029.46 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JAMES G Employer name Westchester County Amount $174,027.94 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, EDWARDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $174,023.61 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNE, LAWRENCE K, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $174,012.52 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIOVANNIELLO, JAMES A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $174,012.50 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $174,008.81 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESCOVAR, IDA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $173,999.44 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYBERGER, ROBERT D Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $173,994.17 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANTHONY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $173,991.38 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, CAROLINE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,987.90 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NANRY, LORRAINE Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $173,986.33 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, CHARLES E Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $173,981.86 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, VINCENT, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,981.84 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC HALE, DENISE M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $173,980.84 Date 01/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, LISA B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $173,973.26 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, DANIEL F, III Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $173,970.15 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETENMAN, SCOTT A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $173,969.24 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, EDWARD E Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $173,966.45 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, KEVIN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,964.92 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSAKOWSKI, ALBERT F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,964.86 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPKOVITCH, JASON T Employer name Cortland County Amount $173,949.99 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SYLVIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $173,949.85 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,945.03 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, SCOTT D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $173,939.86 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACACE, ROBERT W, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $173,934.00 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, MITCHELL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $173,921.87 Date 03/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRATHWOHL, EDWARD D Employer name Town of Southold Amount $173,918.28 Date 06/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNING, SEAN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $173,916.53 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALFAYAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $173,899.32 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SETZLER, NANCY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $173,896.50 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARELL, FRANCES E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $173,894.17 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $173,893.16 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGG, RAYMOND J Employer name Rockland County Amount $173,892.80 Date 09/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, THOMAS H Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $173,886.16 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $173,871.40 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARIO E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,860.10 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $173,857.36 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RALPH, SUSAN C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $173,857.12 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCCHIOLA, CAROL A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $173,850.12 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System