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 MORAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $209,349.64 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, PHILIP C Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,349.30 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWBURY, BRENT P Employer name Village of South Nyack Amount $209,323.86 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, VINCENT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,319.47 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAVIGNANO, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $209,313.36 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,308.57 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,294.80 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIGAN, DANIEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,262.14 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOHAL, RANJEET Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $209,257.79 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MARK D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $209,254.62 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASCIO, RICCARDO J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,213.14 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NISANOV, AVI A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $209,205.67 Date 05/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANKO, CHARLES M Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $209,183.60 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMETTAN, JAMES B Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,162.32 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIAR, EVAN D Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $209,153.97 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name XU, JING Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $209,151.88 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, WADE S Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $209,145.29 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, NEIL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,144.28 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, JAMES T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,136.03 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINAHAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,124.22 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VONSOOSTEN, RICHARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,113.33 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEENAN, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,104.30 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, TIMOTHY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,103.31 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METZ, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,100.79 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUCHMAN, WILLIAM L Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,065.17 Date 11/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,062.27 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRUM, EUGENE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $209,044.68 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHANNON, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $209,044.41 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAICICH, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $209,042.41 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD T Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $209,033.95 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONONCHUK, VLAD Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $209,028.44 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $209,010.76 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHACON, ELIAS S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $208,991.59 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID W Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $208,973.83 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLEMING, THOMAS F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $208,963.70 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIESMAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,961.04 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALAZZOLO, RICHARD F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,958.02 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, MARK J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $208,954.03 Date 07/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKULA, WILLIAM D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,940.92 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRAO, EDWARD G Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,932.92 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LECKLER, FRANK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,930.06 Date 01/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLANAN, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $208,921.95 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AITCHESON, JOHN A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $208,900.13 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIKEN, DARRELL P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $208,882.49 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,856.04 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSTROM, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,843.69 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDIMLIC, NIKOLAS N Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,839.42 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VEVERKA, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,835.40 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICIGNANO, PATRICK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,820.02 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NICHOLAS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,817.89 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILD, SHANE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,814.56 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOSE A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,810.18 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI RESTA-BROGAN, CAROLYN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,781.76 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, EDWARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $208,778.59 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOMAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,750.21 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, NICHOLAS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,745.38 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEDONE, RICHARD H Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $208,727.53 Date 01/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,716.61 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMISKEY, SEAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,713.18 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APPLE, KENNETH L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $208,700.49 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOTT, JEFFREY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,677.57 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRUDENTI, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,671.85 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELL, PAUL E Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $208,657.71 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINTERS, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $208,649.06 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEUFEL, CHARLES G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,619.20 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,602.46 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAUREN, THOMAS G Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $208,591.31 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARESCA, DARREN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,586.39 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMAIONE, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,581.36 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAO, ANTHONY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $208,556.48 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UDOH, REGINA M S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $208,547.12 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRONE, JOHN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $208,532.38 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROPHY, BRIAN S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $208,520.44 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QURESHI, UZMA F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $208,509.19 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, EDWARD Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $208,506.26 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERS, GREGORY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,468.25 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JASON W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $208,466.48 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, FRANK S Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,457.56 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGO, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,453.42 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAVATA, NICHOLAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,449.43 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GHANI, MUHAMMAD REHAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $208,439.51 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNSCH, DENNIS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,387.64 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, JOHN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $208,382.43 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KWASNA, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,381.09 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, ALICE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,375.53 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAGERLUND, ROBERT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,343.26 Date 04/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VERNON C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $208,341.91 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONIGLIARO, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,341.12 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDOLA, DAVID A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,308.74 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSBY, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,294.93 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYLAND, WILLIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $208,267.84 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIRKEL, DAVID G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,253.98 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RALEIGH, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,211.98 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, IEDA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,211.31 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOS-DUNPHY, MARIA T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $208,203.55 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, CARMINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,189.99 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUL, NITA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $208,189.21 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NNADI, NGOZI E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $208,188.57 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, CHARLES M Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $208,188.02 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, NORMA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $208,181.52 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System