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 TENBRINK, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,371.81 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORTENSON, STEVEN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,365.72 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEUER, RICHARD H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,362.17 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, PAUL E Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $164,359.85 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALLIN, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $164,359.12 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZOMBATHYNE-MESZAROS, ZSUZSA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $164,356.27 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, JAMES P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $164,352.23 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMP, STEVEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,347.71 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,342.66 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,339.04 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERAINO, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,334.23 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATRAS, JAMES J Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $164,332.09 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $164,330.57 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSZCZOLA, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,329.38 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, LARRY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,327.81 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY-WHEELER, ANISSA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $164,325.95 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,311.01 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,310.95 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALSAMIS, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,299.58 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, JOSEPH G Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $164,290.99 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTIE, PETER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,281.04 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,275.24 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KEVIN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,258.25 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYANT, SCOTT M Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $164,255.25 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, DAREL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,249.18 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOWLER, PAUL K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,245.83 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLIHAN, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $164,242.92 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMYTH, DAVID A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $164,242.64 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTOCKI, PETER J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $164,241.73 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREUDENBERG, DANIEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,237.38 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,229.89 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JAMES M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $164,229.28 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,225.23 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DESMOND B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $164,220.32 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVERT, KERRI-ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,216.53 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, PATRICK J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $164,213.53 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALISI, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,211.63 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAMPFLI, ROBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,198.91 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POOLE, SHEILA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $164,196.68 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, DANIEL A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $164,191.29 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL TRESTE, CLAUDIO F Employer name Westchester County Amount $164,181.57 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISA, ELIZABETH J Employer name Department of Health Amount $164,176.46 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,173.81 Date 07/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMARTINO, DAVID T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,172.74 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TREEN, REECE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,171.57 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $164,171.34 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, HOLLY M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $164,164.58 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, FREDERICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,164.56 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALATINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $164,157.94 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDSON, MILLICENT Employer name Department of Health Amount $164,154.87 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REJ, ROBERT Employer name Department of Health Amount $164,154.87 Date 07/03/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACOPINA, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,152.51 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, DANIEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,147.59 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHL, GEORGE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,146.32 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, DIXON A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $164,143.61 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWABE, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $164,140.40 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, SALLY L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $164,137.79 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, SEAN T Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $164,137.10 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLENN, JOAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $164,134.88 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNING, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $164,134.88 Date 08/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEINGOLD, NELSON R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $164,132.70 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRASKIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,130.10 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, TERENCE J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $164,127.91 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,119.68 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRUNTY, PETER F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $164,115.67 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, FRANK J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,113.92 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CETINA, HENRY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $164,113.80 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURGITANO, SERGIO F Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $164,113.04 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIGLER, JASON S Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $164,112.75 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, RICHARD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $164,098.54 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, MICHAEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,098.38 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEYO, GABRIEL F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $164,097.92 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELETTA, DAVID A Employer name Westchester County Amount $164,097.09 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANO, KEITH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,092.38 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,091.87 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSA-RUIZ, NATALIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $164,074.53 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $164,070.33 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEALLY, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,065.24 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISKA, JOHN C Employer name Rockland County Amount $164,062.21 Date 01/19/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOFF, THOMAS C Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,052.35 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MICHAEL F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,039.76 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $164,038.72 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JESUS A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $164,037.37 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALANTHROFF, RANDY Employer name Nassau County Amount $164,027.12 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOHN L Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $164,024.12 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, STEPHEN B Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $164,022.12 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPISARDA, MARK A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $164,020.14 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESIEWICZ, JANINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,019.17 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, TIMOTHY M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $164,017.82 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASLEY, ERICA K Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $164,015.78 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCELLARICH, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $164,015.09 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHUTA, LUCAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,009.22 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAAS, RICHARD G, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $164,008.46 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARY ELLEN Employer name Department of Law Amount $164,006.65 Date 12/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DERMOTT, KEVIN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $164,004.89 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCHA, SATWANT S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $164,003.51 Date 08/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDDERT, ANN MARIE F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $163,989.11 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,988.83 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKIE, JAMES R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $163,982.71 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JAMES T, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,982.26 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System