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 FLOREA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $162,021.68 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMARA, KARIM Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $162,015.13 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, STEPHEN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $162,014.59 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENENDEZ, ROLAND M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $162,013.15 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEATON, FRANK J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $162,006.51 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFINO, RENEE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $162,005.99 Date 05/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $162,002.96 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DENISE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $161,999.92 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JEREMY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,996.76 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, JOAN M Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $161,994.87 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,982.46 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERVELDEN, STEVEN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,982.46 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,982.46 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDERRIG, BRENDAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,974.47 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIO, VINCENT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,972.78 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, DAVID A Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $161,969.19 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARCHMENT, DEBORAH A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $161,968.56 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,964.40 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADULA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $161,959.39 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANDO, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,958.19 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $161,957.85 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWIN, PAUL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,956.10 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAJPAL, KANCHAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,953.47 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,946.83 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TKACH, STEPHEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,935.24 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,935.10 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITCZAK, CHARLES S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,933.86 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $161,932.80 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, DAVID E Employer name Chenango County Amount $161,931.20 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISZEWSKI, EUGENE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,930.52 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, RICHARD W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $161,927.14 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBBERT, DENISE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,911.30 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAZDERSKI, BRIAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,907.75 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEITH A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $161,904.97 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLASUONNO, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,903.34 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLATSEK, ARON Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $161,881.62 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOSE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $161,880.16 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, RACHEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,858.41 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CARL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $161,852.80 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, RONALD T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $161,852.80 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JENNIFER A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $161,852.80 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUPORTE, JOYCE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $161,852.80 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROWDA, KAREN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $161,852.80 Date 11/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTCHA, SURY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $161,852.80 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTTANNIAH, MANGALA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $161,852.80 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JULIANNE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $161,852.80 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEOK, IN T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $161,852.80 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TZETZO, HILLARY E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $161,852.80 Date 06/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, STEVEN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,843.54 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TSURUGA, PATRICIA KING Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $161,836.29 Date 10/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, SABRINA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,831.08 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBSON, MEREDITH S Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $161,826.50 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIVAK, MARK L Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,824.16 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTTS, ARLINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,818.29 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIMM, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $161,816.42 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONLON, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,813.70 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIACCIO, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,812.31 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROH, GREGORY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,809.59 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JAMES E, IV Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $161,809.30 Date 07/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, KEVIN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,809.22 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOTTSTINE, JENNIFER H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,792.04 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEJARANO, JAMES G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $161,780.28 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALICE, JASON R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,777.68 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAIKALY, VICTOR M Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $161,777.14 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASALASPRO, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,775.57 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, XIANG-YANG Employer name Department of Health Amount $161,774.33 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARACI, IRENE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $161,770.44 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGE, JASON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,768.13 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERGA, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,753.20 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ADRIANA Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $161,752.73 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAWELEC, MAREK M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,752.37 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, LOUIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,742.09 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAMIATA, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,735.70 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, JAMES W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,730.56 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, JON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,722.25 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIYONAGA, JAMES R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $161,717.76 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOMYER, THOMAS W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,714.70 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SINCLAIR Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,712.27 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIK M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,696.96 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIN, HLA-PE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $161,696.76 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURPEE, DAVID R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $161,695.41 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,684.21 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORCHERS, WILLIAM R Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,679.30 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI FIGLIA, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,665.62 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, THOMAS Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,657.84 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYBAUM, ERIC C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,655.75 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURCIO, M JOAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $161,654.87 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBYSHIRE, KEITH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $161,654.87 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,653.41 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,653.15 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, GEORGE P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $161,638.58 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLER, AMANDA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $161,637.19 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOHN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,635.06 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRIDES, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,634.00 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, DAVID R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,629.76 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSE M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,628.60 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOHAN, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Health Amount $161,616.96 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, DARLENE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,614.40 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, TANYA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,614.23 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, PETER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,614.23 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System