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 FOX, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,611.90 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, EDWARD W Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,609.57 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, JOSE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,606.21 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $161,604.19 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSEMAN, DOUGLAS T Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $161,603.97 Date 08/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NYBRO, RAYMOND H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,602.71 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, TEOFILO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $161,599.06 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMANDO, JOSEPH W Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $161,592.00 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ERASMUS Employer name Department of Health Amount $161,585.57 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNAN, KURUNTHACHALAM Employer name Department of Health Amount $161,585.37 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWOOD, NANCY J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $161,575.05 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,558.44 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,551.67 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ROBERT S Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $161,550.55 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, IVES E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $161,549.03 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GREGORY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,548.68 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGRAWAL, RAJENDRA K Employer name Department of Health Amount $161,547.95 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHODJAKOV, ALEXEY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $161,546.47 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,546.34 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSCO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $161,544.34 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D AMARIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $161,541.84 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NELIS, JO ANNE Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $161,540.25 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORDAS, MARIA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,539.80 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLERSTEIN, LEE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $161,539.39 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLEY, TONNIE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $161,538.92 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRELLI, LOUIS R, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $161,532.61 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTHNER, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $161,524.25 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $161,519.99 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,515.55 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARZATIAN, WARREN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,514.87 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERRE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,514.71 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, VALERIE Employer name Department of Law Amount $161,513.86 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANO-DISALVO, DEBRA A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $161,508.23 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, YE Employer name Department of Health Amount $161,507.32 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GARY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,506.65 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNIS, KEVIN A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $161,500.04 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,499.57 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSS, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,491.03 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDARCIERO, BART A Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $161,490.57 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROXANNE R Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $161,490.04 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,486.94 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,486.07 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ELISABETH H Employer name City of White Plains Amount $161,476.59 Date 04/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOHN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $161,475.18 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $161,473.34 Date 01/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JASON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,471.71 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,459.92 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARTIN Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $161,459.24 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,457.87 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, SALVATORE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,456.27 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERBYSHIRE, VICTORIA SHARON Employer name Department of Health Amount $161,452.20 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, BRYAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,444.94 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNY, JAMES T Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,441.85 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, EDWARD I, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $161,435.26 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNASKI, STEFAN R Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $161,432.47 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DIRK P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $161,423.98 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL NAGRO, GEORGE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,420.19 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHECK, JOHN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $161,419.30 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,387.64 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA O Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $161,380.07 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODICA, LUIGI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,378.10 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIEGELHAUPT, ETHAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $161,376.90 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATO, ANIELLO V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,375.97 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHALMERS, MAURICE Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,373.87 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAMMY, MARK A Employer name Rockland County Amount $161,365.13 Date 10/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DAVID J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,357.95 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOKANOS, CONSTANTINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,356.84 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMMARATA, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,356.75 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIGNORELLI, BRUNO J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,341.50 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, KYSHAUN D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $161,334.97 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, SCOTT M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,317.98 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STONE, HARRY J, JR Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $161,308.91 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINOEHL, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,300.47 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAUL, STEVEN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,297.21 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACE, JEREMY R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $161,293.69 Date 09/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARONEY, JAMES B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $161,293.09 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHELLING, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $161,287.47 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, LEONARD, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,281.40 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $161,279.71 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, RICHARD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $161,271.06 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAHLEM, JOSEPH G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $161,268.30 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTMAN, EARL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $161,257.62 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, KELLY S Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $161,253.92 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $161,237.65 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOCCIO, WALTER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,236.27 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, PHILLIP Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $161,234.45 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVIN, BRIAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $161,216.83 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSO, ROBERT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,216.45 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YONELUNAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,215.42 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LESKO, JOHN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $161,215.40 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNUKJIAN, NANCY M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $161,212.67 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAZSI, GABOR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $161,212.51 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGFIELD, DAVID P Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $161,207.25 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUIG, JOSE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $161,191.23 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, GARY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $161,185.45 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRA, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $161,184.62 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KRISTINE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $161,182.88 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, JOHN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $161,182.88 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, THOMAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $161,182.88 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, WAI K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $161,182.86 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System