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 PALEY, ROBERT M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $168,592.85 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DANIEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,586.01 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, SUSAN C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $168,580.28 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINICO, JOSEPH S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,575.13 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INGWERSEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,566.31 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUBEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,565.04 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, PATRICK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,563.02 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWE, JAMES D, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,545.84 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, JAMES T Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,541.48 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RISEWICK, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,537.91 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEITMAN, NANCY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $168,527.54 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMB, JACK M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $168,527.04 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITTLE, LORI A Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,525.23 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMER, STEVEN W Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $168,518.79 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,499.45 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATSIGIORGIS, IOANNIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,489.61 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, RESTITUTO B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $168,481.18 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKDOW, JOHN R Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $168,480.62 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PARLIN, TODD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,480.26 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASILE, JOSEPH L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $168,480.21 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, EFRAT Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $168,479.09 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MATTHEW T Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,472.60 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHRENWEND, BRUCE P Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,468.70 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRHARDT, ANKE A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,468.70 Date 10/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, MICHAEL E Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,468.70 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLERSTEIN, DAVID J Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,468.70 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVITCH, JONATHAN A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,468.70 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEBER, HERBERT D Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,468.70 Date 12/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNN, MOIRA A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,468.70 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, B TIMOTHY Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,468.70 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, MYRNA M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,468.70 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVITT, DANIEL C Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $168,468.70 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGER, MARK M Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $168,468.70 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWSKI, MENAHEM I Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $168,468.70 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, RALPH A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $168,468.70 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMARA, NUNZIO Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $168,468.70 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, FRANKLIN G Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $168,468.70 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALENO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,468.55 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $168,468.26 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASPIL, GARY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,466.82 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIANI, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,466.41 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MARIA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,460.09 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, AUDREY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $168,454.81 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCITO, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,448.53 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVAN, RYAN S Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $168,445.43 Date 10/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TONER, JOHN A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,442.43 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, EILEEN P Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,440.94 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SHAWN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $168,440.81 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,439.08 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAVAL, MARGARETTE A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $168,438.65 Date 01/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPOTEAU, JIIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,438.10 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, LAWRENCE H Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $168,436.39 Date 10/01/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DEVAHN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,432.42 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NACLERIO, ETTORE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,431.16 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, MARK F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $168,428.37 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE ROSAS, ANDREA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $168,418.50 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, BARBARA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $168,416.88 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, WAYNE E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $168,414.90 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,412.62 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, RAUL, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,405.24 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANTON, ARTHUR J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $168,402.38 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,399.54 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARFEIN, JAMES E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $168,392.20 Date 03/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, RONALD H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,391.76 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, JANINE M Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $168,389.12 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, JAMES N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $168,387.78 Date 05/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, PETER G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,376.91 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROCE, EDWARD L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,366.64 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNARICH, JOSEPH T, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $168,365.28 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDSEN, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,361.19 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HECTOR, LOUIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,357.30 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHL, JASON Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,346.79 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, PAUL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,341.65 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAGHY, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $168,339.67 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEMMER, DONNA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $168,336.81 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, KATHERINE R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $168,336.81 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY P, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $168,330.48 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORBUL, JOSEPH V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,326.66 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHINE, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $168,326.58 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAMBIA, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $168,319.27 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODY, KENNETH J Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,313.06 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, KEVIN G Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $168,310.83 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENARD, DARRYL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $168,302.59 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,300.82 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMOCSAI, JOHN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $168,299.80 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEUPP, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,288.27 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENG, GITTE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $168,287.85 Date 03/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, MARK F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,286.76 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, MELISSA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,286.20 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIVEL, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $168,282.29 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMANN, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,282.28 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOEHNGEN, ANTHONY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $168,278.80 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRASHAD, ANWAR K Employer name Westchester County Amount $168,272.87 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARON, CHARLES T, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $168,271.27 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANTOSCA, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $168,269.89 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAINKAMP, EDWARD V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $168,264.79 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEDMORE, ANDREW G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $168,257.81 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVITAK, ALLEN V, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $168,257.49 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOWAH, MARGARET O Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $168,256.24 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASULO, MARIA T Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $168,256.24 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System