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 POPPE, KYLE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,764.42 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MOHAMMAD K Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $167,762.99 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, EDWARD P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $167,761.05 Date 11/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HETZEL, WALTER C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,759.93 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERMO, CARLOS, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $167,752.59 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINGER, JILL Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $167,752.28 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,745.97 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRAAS, DANIEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,739.97 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEGRON, FRANK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,733.83 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARALYUS, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $167,728.17 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAFARELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,725.69 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCORZELLI, EUGENE C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $167,723.08 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, TIMOTHY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,722.52 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PAUL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $167,721.64 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIDBERG, DAVID Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $167,715.70 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLERY, MARK G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $167,706.71 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, TIMOTHY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,696.86 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NICHOLS, SEAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,696.73 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, RACHEL N Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $167,692.24 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, VITO Employer name Westchester County Amount $167,688.75 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLERAN, MARK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,688.73 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, HECTOR E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,681.29 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUAYSON, JOJO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,669.20 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, WAYNE P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $167,662.54 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, ROBERT S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $167,662.40 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOOD, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,657.66 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONSEN, PETER J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $167,657.16 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JOHN I Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $167,656.80 Date 06/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARESIO, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,654.95 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, PATRICIA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,654.60 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JOHN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $167,647.70 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, RUSSELL N Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $167,644.87 Date 11/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MADELINE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,642.96 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFELICH, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,638.86 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, TODD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,637.32 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REIMER, MELISSA B Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $167,635.23 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACIO, LUIS Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $167,633.38 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAZEVICH, CARL G Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $167,626.17 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, FRANK F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $167,623.13 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, THERESA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $167,621.59 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROXAS, CORAZON M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $167,621.06 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, KIMBERLY L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $167,616.24 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, BRENDAN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $167,613.30 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHRYM, RONALD G Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $167,608.01 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNAUDE, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,596.75 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, PATRICK F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $167,594.21 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECHEVARRIA, GREGORY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,593.52 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUGO, HERIBERTO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,582.99 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZANNI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,565.97 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALATO, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,563.94 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODS, MARY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $167,563.54 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, DONALD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,562.81 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANDULLO, DAVID P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $167,562.60 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DANIELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,559.97 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARELLA, DANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,554.91 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, SCOTT M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $167,552.93 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHLER, DANA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,551.38 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORREST, JAMES G Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $167,550.50 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JONATHAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,546.97 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURDOSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,544.30 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALES, JAMES V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,542.47 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $167,539.41 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $167,534.20 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, JENNIFER Employer name NYC Educational Const Fund Amount $167,533.74 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARA, MARIO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,533.61 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADILLA, JOSEPH L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $167,532.46 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,528.31 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, ERIC S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $167,517.20 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOS, MANUEL V Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $167,498.55 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAF, ELAINE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $167,492.49 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KALVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,488.02 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYNNE, JOHN V Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $167,479.53 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGATA, SETH H Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $167,474.49 Date 07/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMON, SASY E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $167,471.92 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLA, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,469.74 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAVAN, BRIAN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $167,463.29 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREXA- ALLEN, CARRIANN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $167,455.87 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, THOMAS C C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $167,454.60 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWALYK, DAVID W Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $167,447.86 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILLING, ROBERT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,442.75 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARRACO, TIFFANY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,438.46 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,435.48 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, TODD H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $167,426.62 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUGAN, DANIEL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,421.88 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARENA, JOANN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,414.70 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAICEK, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $167,410.25 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNELDERS, KARL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,395.86 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOWDY, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $167,394.39 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, EDNA Y. Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $167,389.57 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, RICHARD K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $167,377.33 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROSCO, PATRICIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,376.70 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELBRUNE, SERGE L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $167,373.77 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWBOTTOM, THOMAS H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,373.70 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $167,372.78 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LARY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,371.47 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNAGH, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $167,371.43 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRALIK, NICHOLAS, III Employer name City of White Plains Amount $167,367.74 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRILLO, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,358.21 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRYBOSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $167,344.17 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KSIAZEK, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $167,333.76 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System