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 ZODIATIS, STELIOS Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $222,822.41 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, ROBERT T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $222,814.16 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZANDES, TIMOTHY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $222,787.17 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLANI, SOHAIL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $222,786.32 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $222,732.80 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADSON, IRENE P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $222,710.93 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DANIEL P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $222,708.45 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLESKO, VANCE Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $222,707.31 Date 02/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULIK, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $222,697.54 Date 07/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAJARATNAM, RANJIT C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $222,667.27 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, BRIAN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $222,632.60 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICO, DOUGLAS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $222,612.13 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $222,608.50 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $222,606.18 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITALE, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $222,580.14 Date 01/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TZANETOS, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $222,512.12 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, PETER Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $222,507.91 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIM, CHANG W Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $222,481.07 Date 08/15/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADORNO, JOHN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $222,446.96 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALOBRISI, DOMINICK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $222,412.14 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORLEY, GREGORY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $222,409.52 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $222,409.01 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MATHEW C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $222,323.18 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERLEY, RYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $222,322.54 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, SARAH W Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $222,305.81 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACK, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $222,297.95 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERDECIA, EDWIN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $222,284.45 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNER, DEREK E Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $222,283.72 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANOTTI, RICKY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $222,281.92 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES B, III Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $222,267.54 Date 03/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, JOHN M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $222,254.80 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCONE, GLENN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $222,222.78 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERNICK, STEVEN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $222,174.24 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADUEKWE, NNAMDI E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $222,159.95 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $222,147.01 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARGAN, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $222,130.60 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRAMOWITZ, FRANKLIN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $222,126.52 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSBORN, CLARKE W Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $222,066.40 Date 12/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHELHORN, JOHN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $222,058.81 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGICH, KEITH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $222,040.69 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALGADO, CRAIG A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $222,031.00 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GABRIELLI, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $222,015.63 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARSANY, SCOTT R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $221,984.37 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNEISEL, GERARD K Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $221,963.20 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEWARD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $221,961.83 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABI-DARGHAM, ANISSA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $221,943.07 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, NANCY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $221,933.81 Date 12/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIDDIKA, DIL A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $221,894.21 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JILLING, FRANK G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $221,888.88 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, LUCAS S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $221,888.78 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATEL, ASHOKKUMAR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $221,883.04 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, SEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $221,840.72 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKRYPACK, SUSAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $221,821.52 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARVAEZ, DAVID N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $221,815.33 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REAGAN, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $221,813.19 Date 01/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, KENNETH P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $221,766.32 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $221,762.27 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYARSKY, BETH K, MD Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $221,759.65 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGLEY, PATRICK G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $221,742.07 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HABER, LINA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $221,734.52 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, EUGENIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $221,714.89 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFASCIANO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $221,707.57 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROCTER, DENNIS E Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $221,704.49 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWIN, SCOTT J Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $221,695.41 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $221,673.21 Date 01/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, JAMES K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $221,669.52 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEITER, SCOTT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $221,656.72 Date 04/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $221,605.19 Date 06/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRADINA, ALBERT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $221,561.68 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLENNON, BRIAN E Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $221,545.56 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $221,507.39 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRUCCI, GARY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $221,436.38 Date 06/20/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $221,389.12 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RET, HERMAN A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $221,321.06 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLRICH, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $221,286.14 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOVAL, JOSEPH P Employer name Rockland County Amount $221,269.10 Date 10/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, MARGARET M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $221,263.90 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $221,260.12 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGE, JEROME F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $221,207.36 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABIR, ASIYA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $221,195.90 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLSEN, GARY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $221,182.10 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Nassau County Amount $221,143.72 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODGES, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $221,075.10 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COWCER, PHILIP P Employer name Nassau County Amount $221,054.16 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $221,024.88 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,952.64 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,933.01 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, PAUL W, JR Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $220,930.74 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLGOS, JAMES V Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,868.82 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONENFANT, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,863.79 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTZ, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,845.76 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $220,794.64 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYMECKI, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,790.99 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,790.21 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOSTISCHA, JOANNE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $220,785.14 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, EDWARD V Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,783.88 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOWLTON, ROBERT J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $220,752.01 Date 01/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ALEXANDER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,744.93 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAINEY, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,725.43 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, PATRICK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,677.31 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System