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 LANG, PETER S Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,656.90 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAUDHRY, KAUSAR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $216,649.39 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJORNSTAD, MICHAEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,623.47 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDUS, JOSE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,619.67 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALDVOGEL, PAUL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,614.88 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMARDA, SALVATORE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,592.49 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POULOS, STEVEN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $216,565.94 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GYSIN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $216,551.88 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, RICHARD H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $216,538.06 Date 10/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBATH, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $216,537.48 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYLE, GREGORY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $216,519.93 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, LANCE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $216,513.38 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBBER, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,501.84 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICCOTTO, ALFRED M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,497.42 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, GORDON G, JR Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $216,493.93 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAEMER, KENNETH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,479.03 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, DAMIEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,447.42 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGOLD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,446.58 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDIS, TIMOTHY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $216,397.50 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, PATRICK A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $216,380.42 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORDT, FREDRICK E, JR Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $216,331.05 Date 05/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRABETZ, LAWRENCE G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $216,321.43 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATES, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,289.69 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNGMAN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $216,286.19 Date 02/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIGRO, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,269.76 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUVOLO, FRANK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,265.38 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTORA, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,244.63 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VON STRANDTMANN, AGNIESZKA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $216,235.75 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERTON, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,209.50 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,199.39 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DINI, LOUIS V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,166.25 Date 01/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABRUZZO, STEPHEN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,166.00 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARAN, MAURICE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,151.29 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, CONOR Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,149.70 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSEN, RAYMOND E Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,136.52 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLMAN, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $216,119.91 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STILLMAN, NICHOLAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $216,081.93 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTURINO, LOUIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $216,067.18 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, SHAWN P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $216,032.36 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZZIMENTI, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,991.33 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZEGEDIN, GEDALYE Employer name Village of Kiryas Joel Amount $215,987.76 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCKERS, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $215,962.47 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVESQUE, JENNIFER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $215,959.65 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASUOLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,958.21 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEYRER, ALEXANDRA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,942.47 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGORITO, STEVEN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,848.82 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERTUCCI, RONALD N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,835.64 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,823.82 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, WILLIAM T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $215,816.88 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALLACE, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,800.74 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, BARRY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,797.52 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $215,787.68 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,763.44 Date 08/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URBAN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $215,759.56 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERTINI, SCOTT H Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,747.98 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENDRY, ALEXANDER J Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $215,714.94 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNEY, DON T Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,702.13 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIN, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $215,701.70 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, THEODORE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,701.04 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, JOSEPH N Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,685.86 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $215,679.13 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKI, EDWARD K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,677.54 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROTTI, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,619.86 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTES, DOUGLAS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,616.23 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RALL, ARTHUR E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,615.60 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEFTON, RYAN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,614.72 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROMAGNOLI, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,597.38 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMINSKEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,575.25 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, SCOTT V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $215,574.00 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARONE, TODD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,572.45 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEPPERMAN, MITCHELL Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,532.52 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREBLE, TIMOTHY B Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $215,500.96 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISS, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,494.41 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,492.75 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEVLIN, SALVATORE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,486.94 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCUDESE, GABRIEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $215,479.55 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOOR, SHANNON Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $215,450.46 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,427.77 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NATH, DILIP Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $215,418.49 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, SEAN E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $215,417.37 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,410.39 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPARELLI, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,366.66 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,362.78 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,283.17 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARIENZO, GEORGE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,269.81 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZVI, SOBIA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $215,240.49 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMBARILA, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,223.54 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAMBIK, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,215.65 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEY, ADRIAN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $215,213.60 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORD, CAROL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $215,205.86 Date 09/15/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICENBERG, ELIZABETH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $215,201.44 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $215,196.51 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, THOMAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $215,189.37 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AQUILINO, SCOTT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,156.77 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESCALONA, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,149.76 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASEDA, RAYMOND Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $215,144.11 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANAMAKER, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $215,143.42 Date 01/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIOVINO, GARY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $215,141.57 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAFUNDO, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,114.89 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAHILL, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $215,114.62 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System