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 LEDWITH, PETER K Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $166,915.11 Date 04/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JEFFREY C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $166,914.86 Date 12/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMETROPOLIS, KRISTEN A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $166,911.42 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, WILLIAM A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,909.57 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TITUS, GARY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,909.50 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAFLIN, JOHN B Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $166,905.47 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STABULAS, MICHAEL N Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $166,902.48 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, RALPH A, II Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $166,898.39 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $166,897.14 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, JIM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $166,889.93 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,885.52 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALE, ANDREW K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,874.99 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLENDON, KHALID J Employer name Westchester County Amount $166,871.63 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CARLOS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $166,869.78 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,869.47 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEPPE, ANGELO, IV Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $166,867.73 Date 10/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,866.55 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $166,865.31 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHERT, KENNETH D Employer name Town of Southold Amount $166,860.79 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ANU Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $166,850.80 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPF, JOHN B, JR Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $166,850.36 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,848.13 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILLI, BRENDAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,836.01 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIALKOVIC, PAUL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $166,832.35 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,831.55 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONFILETTO, KELLY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,821.93 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, DANIEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,821.00 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHN G Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $166,816.41 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SITLER, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,814.89 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVISON, DONALD A Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $166,811.43 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, MARIO J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,810.96 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOZIAK, THOMAS F Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $166,808.76 Date 01/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLL, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,807.90 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERVIS, KEITH Employer name Department of Health Amount $166,803.83 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARGARET D Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $166,786.82 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASMO, PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,782.57 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YORK, ROBERT P Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $166,775.66 Date 10/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTASER, ADIL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,773.33 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRESPEL, PAUL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,765.23 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNOVALE, LOUIS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $166,763.32 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, JOHN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,737.99 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, HERIBERTO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,735.29 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, AL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,722.91 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, ROBERT Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $166,721.18 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZER, PAULA R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $166,709.81 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PATRICK D Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,709.22 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENION, CONAL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,682.28 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, ROBERT W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,679.55 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,673.15 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZEI, FEDERICO G Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,668.49 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, BRANDON Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $166,667.07 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLLER, BRUCE B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $166,666.70 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUBE, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,662.25 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,659.86 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANATRA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,659.41 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOCCIO, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,657.60 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MARCO A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $166,656.17 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, LOUIS A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $166,650.28 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERMANN, TODD L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $166,650.28 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMONEY, ALISA M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $166,650.28 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, NANCY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $166,650.28 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, ROBERT A Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $166,650.28 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, TODD D Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $166,650.28 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMELLO, WILLIAM B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $166,650.28 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OECHSNER, TROY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $166,650.28 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, RICHARD A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $166,650.28 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBACH, MARIA C Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $166,650.28 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DEIRDRE A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $166,650.28 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, PETER M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $166,650.28 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, GREGORY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $166,650.28 Date 08/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACK, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $166,650.28 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $166,650.28 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, LINDA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $166,650.28 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, MARK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $166,647.48 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GREGORY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $166,640.16 Date 11/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULBERG, JOHN E, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $166,640.16 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTARPIA, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,637.21 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KENT A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $166,634.24 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORSO, MICHAEL Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $166,634.20 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MITCHELL S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $166,633.02 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAFATI, DOMINIC P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $166,629.34 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JAMES V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $166,624.10 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALFRED J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,616.53 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, MARTIN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,616.30 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,616.30 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAWSON, WILLIAM S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $166,613.70 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ERIC Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $166,605.91 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARWOOD, RONALDO S Employer name Wayne County Amount $166,600.00 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, SAVERIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,599.30 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKUP, SCOTT D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $166,594.61 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGEUX, PHILIP T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $166,589.70 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRITZZALARO, PATRICK M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $166,589.33 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARCELO Employer name Westchester County Amount $166,586.91 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, GEORGE W Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $166,575.56 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOHNNY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $166,571.11 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENCO, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,567.86 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDI, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $166,565.78 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALWORTH, THOMAS J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $166,561.46 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, BRIAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $166,560.65 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UTTER, DEREK H Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $166,556.41 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System