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 HOSSAIN, ZAKIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $172,903.68 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWE, NORMAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,899.68 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, WILLIAM P Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $172,896.52 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUKOWSKI, WILLIAM F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,892.94 Date 09/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESS, JAMES M Employer name Westchester County Amount $172,890.97 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, DAVID M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,887.77 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAO, MANUEL C Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $172,880.07 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,876.37 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, PHYLLIS A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $172,869.60 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGANTE, SALVATORE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,864.21 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOSEPH W Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $172,856.64 Date 01/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,854.05 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMAN, SCOTT P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,853.77 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, KRAIG L Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $172,851.37 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EBANKS, KEVIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,844.58 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRIIA, JO A Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,843.56 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSBURY, JOHN B Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,843.56 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESS, ERIC Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $172,843.56 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZI, EUGENE R Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,836.01 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABER, BONNIE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,818.91 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUZZO, ROBERT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,817.39 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNTRY, EDWARD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,815.14 Date 08/14/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRIST, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,813.86 Date 03/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRECHT, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,807.00 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CARLOS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,806.31 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $172,789.26 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACK, BERNADETTE G Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.91 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, CHERYL J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.91 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, ARLENE H Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.91 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, KIMBERLY SLADE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.91 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDY, MARINA C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.91 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JOHN H Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.91 Date 09/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, LAURIE L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.90 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLANAHAN, KEVIN C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.90 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JEAN T Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.90 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASFORIS, EVON M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, SUSAN FRANN Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAERKUZNIEWSKI, JEANNINE M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, HOWARD J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIER, MIRIAM M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, HANNAH Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSNER, TIMMIE E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, MARC Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, THOMAS M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYOS, INEZ Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ANNE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLAS, JOEL R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, LYDIA C Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSDEN, JOHN S Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, LAURIE E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTON, GARY F Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 10/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILIN, MARIA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 04/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMBHARD, CLIFTON A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFSHTEIN, ELEANORA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ENEDINA P Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECKOWITZ, BRUCE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, MICHELLE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKOWITZ, MARCIA J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, BRENDA S Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLLER, JACK Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROTH, LESLIE A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAO, ELIZABETH J Y Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 12/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, STEVEN Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, PETER M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.89 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.87 Date 03/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSOS, MARIE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $172,781.87 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTE, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,772.94 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOY, ALICE T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $172,765.19 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $172,764.87 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPICCOLO, JOHN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,752.98 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUFO, JOSEPH L Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $172,752.21 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMORE, JAMES E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,740.80 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOHN I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $172,731.55 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRABOUT, MARSHALL Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $172,726.09 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, HELENA M Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,716.82 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, ROSS P Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTACIO, LETICIA D Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, CHARLES F, JR Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MAIJA C Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, SUSAN ETU Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EANNACE, RALPH J, JR Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS-MORRISON, CAROLINE E Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, JOHN C Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRUZZI, F CHRISTOPHER Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMPERT, THEODORE Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPEO, GERALD J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 02/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDGEN, JA HARR S Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTAINO, DANIELLE M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, KATE Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPLINGER, KAREN M Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, DIANE Y Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $172,716.82 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANFRANCESCO, TIMOTHY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $172,712.40 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAME, RAYMOND J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $172,677.51 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, STEVEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $172,672.00 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COCCODRILLI, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $172,671.77 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IADEVAIO, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,670.92 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $172,659.37 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASULKE, ROBERT J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $172,657.14 Date 12/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $172,655.47 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System