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 TAYLOR, WARREN E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $220,675.93 Date 07/01/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA MARIA, DONALD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,647.20 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NYSTROM, DAVID R Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,645.61 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES S Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,592.39 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, LAURENCE T Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $220,525.87 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLM, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,470.17 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MIRLANDE P Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $220,466.63 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEE, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,463.04 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANIZALES, LILIBETH Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $220,457.87 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, ANGEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,449.90 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRELL, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,420.67 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, ALAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,420.42 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,410.66 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALZER, RICHARD P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $220,385.69 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLICELLI, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,335.16 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAY, JAMES S, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $220,313.83 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, COLIN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $220,278.53 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRITT, WILLIAM S Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $220,258.11 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMANCE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $220,235.05 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CHARLES P Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $220,214.78 Date 08/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN WAGNER, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,197.07 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPPI, MARY-JEAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,188.91 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMB, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,174.57 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALVACCA, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,168.46 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI FIORE, JANET Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $220,161.85 Date 09/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,140.67 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUAL, JAY K Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $220,127.78 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, NATISHA Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $220,124.19 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OMESS, ROY H Employer name Westchester County Amount $220,099.69 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $220,089.54 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BETHENCOURT, RAMON Employer name City of Middletown Amount $220,085.01 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HACAJ, ROBERT K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $220,080.59 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITALE, VITTORIO Z Employer name Nassau County Amount $220,044.27 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUKTADIR, HADI A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $220,017.48 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANNING, TERRENCE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,989.79 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,933.91 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAYA, JESUS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,909.21 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORENCE, EARL F, II Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $219,908.93 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMETSIS, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,883.56 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANLEY, JOHN T, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,880.14 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name READ, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,880.14 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARY JO Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $219,851.43 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $219,849.61 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKHEIT, KENNETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,820.27 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACK, FREDERICK W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $219,792.90 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, LAWRENCE N, MD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $219,753.28 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, DONNA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,746.99 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARX, BRYANT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,733.23 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DETWILER, PATRICK H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,700.61 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, NICOLA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,652.04 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASONE, EDWARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,620.72 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,603.10 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JAMES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,589.95 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUSINI, JAMES P Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $219,570.51 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAWINA, GREGORY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $219,546.35 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREFF, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $219,512.80 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, GLENN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,494.57 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RADIN, TIMOTHY F Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $219,448.61 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, CHARLES J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $219,397.88 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWTON, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,386.15 Date 05/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAXI, SHREYAS Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $219,386.10 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, KEVIN W Employer name Village of Oyster Bay Cove Amount $219,378.64 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAHY, EDWARD J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $219,329.00 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LASHINSKY, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $219,324.61 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORCELLI, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $219,304.32 Date 07/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHALDAROV, YERGEUIY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $219,302.97 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THE, TIONG HAIP Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $219,289.51 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, DENNIS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $219,287.39 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $219,286.06 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $219,236.29 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHETSURIANI, LASHA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $219,226.56 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, PETER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,212.64 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDERICO, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $219,200.12 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINELLI, KEITH V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,199.28 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PASQUALE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $219,198.18 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAPANI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $219,194.52 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOKE, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $219,192.47 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, WELDON A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,182.86 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUDZINSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,164.05 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIRARDI, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $219,137.49 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, THOMAS M Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $219,135.61 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONSTE, DONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,135.38 Date 07/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LASHO, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $219,084.73 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOULANGER, GARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $219,059.84 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFTERY, DANIEL J Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $219,046.65 Date 03/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HIGBIE, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $219,021.68 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAVIN, FRANCIS, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $219,009.99 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGOS, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $219,002.63 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLEZIA, THADDEUS Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,989.57 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAKE, FRANK X Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,988.59 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, PETER M Employer name Village of Northport Amount $218,923.52 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOGNAMIGLIO, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,910.23 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,845.43 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, WILLIAM P Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,796.24 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAIVANO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $218,780.78 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LEANDRO Employer name Westchester County Amount $218,761.89 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDERDONK, ERIC C Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $218,742.69 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,669.57 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SHAWN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $218,640.17 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $218,628.04 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System