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 PAL, ARUNA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $206,611.28 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHELD, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,605.29 Date 06/22/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $206,604.44 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, STEVENSON O Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,580.99 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,558.15 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMILEY, WENDELL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $206,525.78 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, WILLIAM R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,516.26 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,502.63 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, LIANNE K M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $206,496.41 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENSTROM SHEA, ALLISON Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $206,485.78 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, STEVEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $206,472.10 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNELL, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,455.56 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'HERN, WILLIAM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,453.32 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHENOFSKY, DAVID A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $206,440.54 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSHANS, JOHN D Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $206,417.50 Date 08/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTELS, CHARLES S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,397.91 Date 03/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,393.35 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSEN, JOHN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,388.03 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUDSON, RALPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,386.58 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRERO, GAIL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,382.94 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALJADER, MAYSER Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,382.92 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER SOLON B, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,372.47 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, BRANDON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,357.15 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $206,346.46 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALAN, PATRICK F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,316.02 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRUTHERS, JAY W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $206,306.94 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ROBERT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $206,290.55 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAUSTINA, BRIAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $206,280.14 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,264.52 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, FRANK D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $206,251.68 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDERS, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,208.52 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHIAVO, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,197.28 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $206,192.97 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOENIG, DANIEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,191.09 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, EVAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,185.73 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PADGETT, JAMES E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,184.26 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLDOVAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,155.89 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANKERT, RICHARD B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $206,154.08 Date 10/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLINEAU, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,135.29 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURNANE, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,125.88 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTRACANE, JAMES Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $206,122.38 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGARA, ROBERT K Employer name Nassau County Amount $206,111.92 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINGERLE, WALTER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,088.55 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ELMOYL, JUSTIN L Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $206,066.69 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAHER, PATRICK D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $206,055.62 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHANOFF, GREGORY Employer name Nassau County Amount $205,991.19 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,978.02 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOBROSHI, ZANA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $205,916.85 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASAGBOR, OMANAMHE E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $205,916.85 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOVALL, ERIC C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,890.56 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINNION, THOMAS F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,880.61 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGLIANO, DEBORA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,865.29 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNES, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $205,840.96 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUMWALT, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,807.39 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASILE, CARMINO N Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $205,797.24 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANEO, MARY LOU Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,793.37 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, MARTIN J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $205,774.17 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALFA, SUSAN R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $205,770.00 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, JOSEPH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $205,767.96 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LINGG, EDWARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,736.62 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, JUSTIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,734.78 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARANO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $205,722.18 Date 12/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAR, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,718.34 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ISPAHANI, ABBAS Employer name Cayuga County Amount $205,707.52 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMKIW, PETER M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $205,690.33 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, RAYMOND J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $205,675.89 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,663.98 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARANEK, MICHAEL C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,657.02 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NARANGODA, INDRANI S Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $205,648.82 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, JOSEPH A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $205,641.45 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, DAVID H Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $205,623.64 Date 06/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH-CUMBERBATCH, ATIBA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $205,622.41 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAIRO, JOSEPH G, JR Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $205,615.31 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANG, JOHN X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,612.82 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALJADER, MAYSAM W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $205,583.05 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $205,569.16 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYSON, STEVEN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $205,556.71 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KATARI, MANJU P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $205,546.07 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANE, SUZANNE V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $205,537.68 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GEROLAMO, NOEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,536.48 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANLEY, SEAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,535.82 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'HARA, BRENDAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,524.08 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARLAK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $205,520.38 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRALDI, VITO P Employer name Nassau County Amount $205,518.24 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIN, THOMAS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $205,511.91 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAHL, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $205,488.50 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name XU, JUNZHE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $205,487.40 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,478.62 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $205,462.76 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELNIK, LITTAL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $205,460.90 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKI JR., ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,458.52 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, KAREN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $205,449.90 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURON, NICOLAS H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $205,449.57 Date 09/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIBETZ, MICHAEL D Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $205,448.71 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $205,447.19 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISPINO, JOSEPH J, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $205,434.73 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIDGET Employer name New York Public Library Amount $205,428.39 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLYER, FRANK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $205,425.29 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANDEFER, JAMES E, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $205,424.00 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, GHYSLAINE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $205,417.55 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System