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 LOMONACO, THOMAS V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $218,625.62 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCANN SERS, ANNA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $218,622.11 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINELLI, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,611.39 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERIGAUT, GLENN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,610.72 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILNE, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $218,594.40 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UMEASOR, NNAEMEZIE GABRIEL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $218,585.15 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIVES, JOHN J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,583.30 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERLOTTE, ROBERT V Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,581.41 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIFUSCO, VICTOR T Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,562.56 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATALANI, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,554.00 Date 04/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DLUGINSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,549.30 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GERARD T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $218,534.40 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,476.24 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOMENGO, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $218,453.22 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICHIARA, PETER V Employer name Westchester County Amount $218,445.53 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, GLEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,415.40 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, JOHN E Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $218,375.63 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEZAMIZ, JOHN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,372.93 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNOFORTE, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,363.47 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIROLO, DOMINICK Employer name Nassau County Amount $218,347.53 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABRA, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,325.12 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, JEFFREY A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $218,237.02 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOLINO, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,199.11 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $218,182.69 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPANINI, DANIEL M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $218,165.16 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENESE, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,144.21 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CORETTA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $218,077.85 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELSHIMER, SCOTT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,049.07 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FASANO, KENNETH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $218,043.68 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMETSIS, PETER Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,993.42 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, FRANCIS J Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $217,951.72 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAIL, SEAN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,934.12 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RABER, DONALD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,896.91 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, NANCY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,873.20 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FONG, JEFFREY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,846.52 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KEVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,837.92 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STIO, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,805.47 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN B Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $217,802.34 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAIRER, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,776.37 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'DEA, MAUREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,774.11 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORIO, THOMAS L Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,771.84 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANZEYL, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,760.89 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARENT, FREDERICK J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $217,751.38 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORALES, SAMUEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,719.06 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,704.20 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STASAITIS, PAUL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $217,644.73 Date 09/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,620.10 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POMERANTZ, SCOT E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $217,592.70 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Centre Island Amount $217,588.00 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROSSO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,562.46 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, WILLIAM N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,516.86 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLITE, RODNEY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $217,509.16 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISNARDI, JOSEPH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,502.24 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JAMES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,463.75 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, MICHAEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,458.43 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Northport Amount $217,415.31 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,404.60 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUELLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $217,403.18 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBSON, LADDIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,360.64 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFANO, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,332.67 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAIA, DANNY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,284.22 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYDE, STEVEN G Employer name Genesee Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $217,282.00 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,273.83 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONANNO, THOMAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $217,265.08 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGINA, DAVID W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,236.08 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEMA, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $217,198.39 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAREY, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,138.51 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO BRUTTO, SALVATORE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $217,133.92 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEKULICH, OLGA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $217,108.48 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MATTHEW R Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,105.74 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLIN, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $217,084.06 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUPE, DONALD F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $217,076.26 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTELLI, CHRISTIAN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $217,060.56 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, JONELLE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,056.70 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMBITO, WILLIAM S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,030.45 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $217,020.23 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOFF, DONALD C Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $217,016.82 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, HUNTLEY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $217,010.90 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,995.71 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAKE, LAWRENCE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,993.19 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT W Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $216,993.02 Date 06/04/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $216,949.95 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOTAK, JOSEPH G Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,935.66 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, SCOTT P Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,919.08 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRODSKI, STANLEY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,914.62 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,909.75 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOS, HARRY G C, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,891.00 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGH, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $216,864.96 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, RICHARD J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $216,837.83 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUFAHL, PHILIP K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,837.70 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREER, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,836.42 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHARF, ROBERT P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,818.60 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, TROY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $216,816.51 Date 08/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, MARCIANO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $216,816.06 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, LAURENCE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $216,776.59 Date 07/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORAN, ROBERT E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $216,762.44 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPP, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,702.82 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PAUL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,689.63 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGANDO, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $216,663.93 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIOLA, GIACOMO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,659.89 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System