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 MC NUTT, KEVIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,395.75 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, SHARON A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $162,386.91 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNING, HELLE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $162,386.64 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CHARLES J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $162,383.40 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAUER, EDWIN D, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,382.07 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOCK, BRIAN H Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $162,381.12 Date 04/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SISBOWER, KRISTINA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,380.46 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERCHIO, ROBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,379.70 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ANDREW H, JR Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $162,378.14 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, RONALD H, JR Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $162,377.32 Date 07/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOO, IRENE Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $162,375.21 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,374.37 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RYAN J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $162,368.69 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIMBERGER, RONALD J Employer name Department of Health Amount $162,361.21 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZZO, JOHN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,356.00 Date 09/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSAVAGE, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $162,352.43 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, STEPHEN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,346.80 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORIDO, MARYGRACE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $162,342.89 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLITTO, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $162,335.84 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTLEFF, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,333.74 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, ROCCO Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $162,332.76 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOCKERS, KENNETH M Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $162,330.98 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, JOSEPH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,329.20 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOCKFORT, STEVEN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $162,326.56 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COSTANZO, PAUL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,321.57 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADBURY, DONNA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $162,321.17 Date 08/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, EUGENE F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,318.82 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLLY, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,308.83 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CINDY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $162,296.02 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEFITZ, ELISA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $162,293.43 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, JOSEPH P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,292.60 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JANET Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $162,291.56 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITKIN, JEFFREY J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $162,291.56 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMIER, ROBERT O Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,286.58 Date 11/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GEORGE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,280.83 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAHNLEUTER, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Health Amount $162,277.66 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEGGINS, CURTIS C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,274.96 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFFIN, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,271.30 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMIDE, ALLEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,268.25 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,265.08 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, EUGENE W Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $162,251.64 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,249.70 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLPHIN, MARTIN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $162,249.65 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, MICHAEL C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,249.38 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, ERIC A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,248.93 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRREFFS, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,248.76 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, DERMONT A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,246.65 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,245.32 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TY, SABRINA M Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $162,242.60 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, OWEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,238.71 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTHERS, AMY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,236.50 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYMOND, TIMOTHY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,231.19 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRIS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,230.74 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAUNITZ, RICHARD W Employer name Rockland County Amount $162,229.60 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTERAMO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,229.33 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMER, BRIDGET T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,223.99 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAW, KIM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,223.07 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MEGAN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $162,217.33 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDSON, BRIAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,216.89 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOMACK, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,211.03 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,210.84 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGASER, ANACLETO A, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $162,210.40 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEIBERG, MARY S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $162,194.41 Date 06/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, RONALD E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,191.57 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,181.76 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSANO, STEPHEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $162,178.91 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, MARK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $162,173.67 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCHFORD, JAMES B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,169.14 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNON, VENETIA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $162,165.30 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARI, JOSEPH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,157.33 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAGGANA, MICHELE Employer name Department of Health Amount $162,150.59 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOTROWSKI, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,150.20 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, FRANCIS J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $162,131.50 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, HOWARD T Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $162,129.25 Date 03/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,122.66 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OREHEK, FRANK Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $162,119.01 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,116.84 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCALA, CHARLES G, IV Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,114.59 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUEENEY, RYAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,110.15 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, JAMES W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,106.67 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCADO, SAMUEL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,103.69 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYNES, JOHN T Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $162,095.47 Date 09/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALVIN, DANIEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,088.50 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PODLASKI, ROBERT G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,085.13 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,084.49 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KEVIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,079.45 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, MICHAEL D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $162,068.50 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, KELLY J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $162,068.06 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLINA, KARLENE Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,067.46 Date 02/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GREGORY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $162,061.77 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, SUSAN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $162,055.50 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MARK C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $162,051.62 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, DENNIS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $162,044.20 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LABRADA, FRANK C, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $162,038.95 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEATTY, CRAIG A Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,038.24 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALCONE, DOMINICK Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $162,033.93 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOOPMAN, PAUL G Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $162,033.46 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADKY, KENNETH Z Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $162,032.74 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG-DWYER, MARIE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $162,030.06 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, GLENN O Employer name Nassau County Amount $162,027.70 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System