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 MAKINEN, THOMAS D Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $208,134.01 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIESTO, MATTHEW D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,119.85 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,112.56 Date 06/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, WILLIAM P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $208,105.83 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRK, THOMAS P Employer name Lewis County Amount $208,066.28 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-GAFFNEY, DOROTHY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $208,052.90 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIAMBONA, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $208,045.41 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, GLADYS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $208,040.11 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZONE, PATRICK W Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $208,004.89 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $207,987.69 Date 09/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $207,976.41 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, VINCENT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,965.05 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBA, PETER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,961.67 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRO, JOSEPH X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,947.46 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEIST, GERALD K Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $207,940.76 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROME, CHARLES B, III Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $207,877.39 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVE, RAJESH J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $207,866.17 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, JARED J Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $207,834.46 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLAZER, SCOTT B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $207,826.97 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHALEN, GERALD J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $207,807.35 Date 10/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, RANDALL T Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $207,794.30 Date 10/18/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, LAWRENCE K Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $207,794.30 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KAREN K Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $207,794.30 Date 08/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRASA, FERDINANDO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,784.23 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MISHKIN, KEATH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,780.73 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUSCH, BARRY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,780.42 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANKENSHIP, DWIGHT W, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,736.51 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COYLE, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,678.49 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROMM, GARY J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $207,646.31 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GWARDSCHALADSE, CARLO I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $207,642.51 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, MARVIN R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $207,637.61 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUNTY, ANTHONY IP Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $207,618.32 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENDO, PHILIP R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,615.92 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAVANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $207,608.25 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEERY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $207,602.26 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,585.82 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANG, ZHOU Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $207,575.50 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMARASWAMY, LALITH KUMAR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $207,575.47 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $207,566.79 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANSFIELD, SCOTT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,552.79 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,512.70 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEE, TERENCE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,492.23 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DAVID Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,477.99 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBERATO, VINCENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,467.36 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRITTON, DONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,437.69 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEE, SHAUN C Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $207,431.82 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAISS, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,413.29 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOHN J Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $207,410.26 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JAMES A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $207,405.02 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THEODOROU, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,402.76 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAGNUOLO, MARIO L Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $207,401.34 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALLEN, KARL J, JR Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $207,400.09 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NETUS, LUCIEN, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,399.35 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUJTABAH, MOHAMED Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $207,398.02 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,383.70 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISTLER, JOANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,322.18 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISSMAN, RANDY D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $207,291.06 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNELLA, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,265.10 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPPALARDO, STEPHEN M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $207,264.93 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $207,239.71 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCADO, JOSE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,224.20 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EILENBERGER, EDWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,188.38 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGERMAIER, DENNIS P, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,175.54 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARANTA, GIANCARLO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,150.27 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORG, ANDREW R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,138.49 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGLIANO, ANNETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,090.38 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGARWAL, SANJEEV Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $207,087.57 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLO, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $207,078.36 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURTLE, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,070.74 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO-FERRO, KRISTINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $207,067.14 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, MARTINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $207,048.21 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTALI, GARY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $207,032.11 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PAUL G Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $207,012.79 Date 11/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESIO, LORI A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $206,999.88 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, JOSE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $206,993.19 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIGUE, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,988.92 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, SHAUN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,871.28 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIMA, GARY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,862.53 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARIELLO, FRANK C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $206,837.57 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORN, VINCENT Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $206,823.65 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, THEODORE J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,823.11 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'MARA, KEVIN P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $206,817.58 Date 10/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, THOMAS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,809.68 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISOLA, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $206,788.49 Date 05/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,786.47 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, PAUL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,773.02 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STRACK, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,772.30 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NALES, MOISES Employer name Division of State Police Amount $206,770.12 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASIC, ANTHONY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $206,761.05 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ROBERT H Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $206,742.67 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANICKEY, THOMAS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,726.11 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARLO, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $206,722.68 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, MATTHEW M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $206,709.78 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GELSOMINO, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,700.43 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKKER, ALAN M, JR Employer name Village of Northport Amount $206,688.42 Date 04/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLVIN, JOHN C, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,668.08 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROURKE, THOMAS J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $206,664.21 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $206,661.31 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKIFIC, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $206,637.76 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAIKH, JEFFREY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,634.70 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System