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 GUAN, NICHOLAS Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $210,873.34 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEGIE, WILLIAM C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $210,844.30 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ERIC J Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,819.12 Date 01/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRONIN, JAMES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $210,779.79 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUTRELO, ANTHONY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $210,779.61 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,774.97 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORALES, LUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $210,772.64 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, ROBERT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,760.32 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DAVID P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,746.76 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DENNIS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $210,738.74 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUDDY, CYNTHIA STOETER Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $210,730.89 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNEY, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,726.31 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $210,725.63 Date 09/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, BARTON W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,715.88 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,709.22 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGAN, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,700.14 Date 08/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IORIO, LORI A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $210,700.09 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,697.70 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BICKERTON, ADAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,696.60 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTEN, ROBERT R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,685.80 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUTE, JOHN A, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,677.26 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHAN, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,676.23 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WU, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,668.74 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, LOUIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,662.24 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIK, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,649.42 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALDONES, FROILYN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $210,606.28 Date 08/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, CLAIRE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $210,543.33 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASIC, STEVEN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $210,539.48 Date 11/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,535.65 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWELL, BLAINE A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $210,522.34 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLACK, JOSEPH N Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $210,500.42 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KEVIN H Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,490.32 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENNO, HENRY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $210,443.77 Date 05/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, JOHN F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,421.69 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULLEN, STEPHEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,400.29 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, KEVIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,389.62 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,382.99 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LADIN, EDWARD J Employer name Greenville Fire District Amount $210,382.03 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENNA, FRANK P Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $210,347.24 Date 01/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, PAUL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,331.45 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TERRY, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,298.73 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, DENNIS F, JR Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $210,282.87 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ERIC W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $210,275.17 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARTJE, PAUL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,266.09 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ROBERT C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $210,249.16 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAUSWIRTH, JOSEPH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,237.76 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBLES, JASON H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $210,230.29 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,220.33 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, GINA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,181.73 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROA, GEORGE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,176.00 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $210,170.45 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEOTTA, FRANK A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,153.45 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRICAMO, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,147.41 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALTEMPI, CARLO Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,146.48 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $210,111.76 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LEELAMMA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $210,070.37 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHOSKEY, RAYMOND J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $210,034.18 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEIL, CARL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $210,008.27 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, STANLEY M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $210,004.38 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLTELLINO, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,990.61 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNCE, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $209,978.10 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERGARAVAT, JEAN PAUL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,973.94 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKE, ROBERT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,958.88 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DOUGLAS S Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $209,957.84 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMAURO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,957.10 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,924.26 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSCIUK, JEAN-PIERRE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,899.24 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAU, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $209,882.59 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, LYNDA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,878.24 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAVEY, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,852.94 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOSSER, JOHN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,848.65 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOSEPH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,821.67 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DAVID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,812.61 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, WILLIAM S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $209,808.17 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLIAN, ARNOLD B, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,791.35 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUNDLACH, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,790.42 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MARIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,774.78 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLIER, TODD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,774.20 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALINAS, ERLINDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $209,765.40 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, STEVEN L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $209,751.98 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WESTHOFF, RICHARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,732.10 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIZZIMENTI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,720.94 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIDMAN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $209,717.67 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANET B Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $209,709.64 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALYON, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $209,709.21 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAHY, WILLIAM M Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,705.53 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAG, DONALD P Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $209,693.98 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, DANIEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,683.31 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAIT, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,600.05 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $209,561.46 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,515.69 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $209,496.56 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTES, JOAQUIN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $209,491.38 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCKEN, STEPHEN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,489.18 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, SCOTT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,479.55 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERIG, GUY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,455.69 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRISINA, NATALE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $209,445.41 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, MECCA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $209,398.93 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUOCO, JOEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,361.73 Date 01/14/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEE, TONY Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $209,360.08 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System