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 WEST, NARICE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,966.11 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,960.55 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NICHELLE A Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $163,960.47 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, ROBERT L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,958.48 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, THOMAS Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $163,956.47 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGHARDT, KELLIE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,956.29 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $163,954.20 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, GEORGE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,941.20 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,934.39 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABDULWAHAB, MURTADHA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $163,933.19 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, MICHAEL P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,926.42 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIMES, TERRENCE J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $163,925.20 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, GARY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,921.20 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODY, ROBERT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,921.08 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $163,918.22 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, HECTOR M Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,917.45 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALINSKI, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $163,913.34 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUZZONE, ANTHONY P, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,912.48 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKEY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $163,911.41 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAPONIERI, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,908.01 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBER, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,907.46 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ROBERT W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,900.08 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENSCH, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,897.13 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $163,884.20 Date 06/12/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, NADIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $163,876.21 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EMILIO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $163,873.40 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CAROL T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $163,859.17 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRICELLE, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,858.00 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NERO, ROBERTA MOSELEY Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $163,851.29 Date 06/07/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUM, MAY S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $163,845.59 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,843.99 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLEY, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,829.41 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BRIAN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $163,823.75 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $163,804.07 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATTERS, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,797.12 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMON, CHRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,795.83 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWE, DAVID J Employer name Rockland County Amount $163,787.08 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSCRI, RENATO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $163,786.49 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $163,782.56 Date 07/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPONARA, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $163,778.39 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, MARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,766.02 Date 10/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, JOSEPH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,759.95 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIDER, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,759.93 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSHER, DAVID J, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,754.89 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRAGER, LANCE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,752.01 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZILVA, JUSTIN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $163,729.90 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, ROBERT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,727.09 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZARINO, SCOTT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,709.51 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIRARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,707.46 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLANTON, RALPH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,696.18 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STASAITIS, PAUL F Employer name Westchester County Amount $163,694.82 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATLACH, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,693.39 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIETZ, MICHAEL E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,685.60 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARISTILDE, SUSAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $163,673.73 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEW, VINCENT E, JR Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $163,673.32 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULAYEV, RADOMIR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,672.70 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,664.87 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Rye Amount $163,663.13 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHOLEC, MARK F Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $163,659.40 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUB, JEFFREY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,657.46 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUSTO, CHARLES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,655.47 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUFFALOE, LAWRENCE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,653.90 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAN, LE-BEN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $163,647.60 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPERT, PATRICIA S Employer name Rockland County Amount $163,646.14 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DANIEL K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $163,644.20 Date 09/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEY, RONALD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,642.05 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEKE, THOMAS K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,639.70 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $163,633.29 Date 09/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,633.04 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANTON, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $163,631.27 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RODNEY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,631.10 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,627.46 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYONS, DANIEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,627.46 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITKIN, DARRIN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,627.46 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIGIACOMO, DOMINICK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,626.72 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLIZANO, FRANK Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $163,614.15 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, PAUL J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $163,614.15 Date 12/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JOHN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,611.88 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SANTO, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,595.55 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOBINSKI, BERNARD J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $163,594.60 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAND, AMOS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $163,592.77 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, ERIC T Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,589.27 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANINO, JACK M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $163,587.70 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, DAVID A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $163,587.16 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $163,586.40 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERRIERE, JAMES D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,582.75 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO FRESE, JOSEPH M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,571.83 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,571.71 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, BERNARD A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $163,570.14 Date 08/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SURUN, DEMETRIO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $163,566.51 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, DERRICK S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $163,565.84 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, CYRIL P Employer name Rockland County Amount $163,564.32 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JANICE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,558.49 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUGENT, JOHN J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $163,557.14 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAUSS, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $163,555.81 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, LENNY F Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $163,553.85 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LANGDON C Employer name Orange County Amount $163,552.57 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTS, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,551.20 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRADO, DANIEL P Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $163,549.43 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYDT, ERIC S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $163,548.73 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System