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 PETRIZZO, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $203,239.13 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHSBAUM, JACK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $203,226.00 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $203,222.72 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUDEWIG, KENNETH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $203,221.94 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGONA, SHEKU S, MD Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $203,181.68 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSINO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $203,171.88 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE NOBREGA, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $203,167.72 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLER, PAUL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $203,161.68 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $203,131.37 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOKOLI, JOHN F Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $203,130.45 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, SEAN L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $203,124.58 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIDIO, JOSEPH V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $203,104.13 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BESTHOFF, ERIC A Employer name Nassau County Amount $203,085.68 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORROCU, DOMENICO Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $203,082.68 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENDINA, NICOLO A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $203,042.14 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEDERER, LLOYD I Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $203,031.31 Date 02/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENSTEIN, LAWRENCE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $203,004.91 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, STEVEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,984.40 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURIALE, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,978.40 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNICK, DENNIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $202,977.57 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPINA, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,972.37 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARK D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $202,967.67 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMINSKE, KURT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,947.01 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, EDWARD W Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $202,927.54 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FIORDALISO, SCOTT T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $202,913.33 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, BRIAN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,886.36 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLYMPIA, JOSIE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $202,880.72 Date 07/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISHI, USHA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $202,872.74 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHABKA, JOHN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $202,872.26 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIOS, OLGA C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $202,866.88 Date 01/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERGELIS, RICHARD E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $202,866.88 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPE, ORSOLINA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $202,866.88 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEVATER AHRENS, KRISTIN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $202,866.88 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,834.71 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, LOIDA D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $202,810.55 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTOVANO, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,803.83 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GILBERTO, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $202,801.20 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICCARILLO, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,780.98 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUG, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,769.54 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DANIEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $202,762.57 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARONS, SHARON A M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,745.36 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESMER, ELLEN F Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,745.21 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, MARCY L Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,745.20 Date 09/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, TROY K Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,744.37 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, JOHN M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,743.82 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NE MOYER, PATRICK H Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,743.82 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUTMAN, SHIRLEY Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,743.82 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, FRANCESCA E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,730.56 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, PAUL G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $202,726.92 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULVEY, ROBERT C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,722.74 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, ROLANDO T Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIAS, RICHARD T Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LEONARD B Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKIN, RUTH C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROS, BETSY Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNI, EDWARD D Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTRA, JOHN V Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCOMA, MICHAEL V Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JEFFREY A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 04/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, EUGENE P Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 09/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, MARK C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, COLLEEN D Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 08/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JOHN C, JR Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 06/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINMAN, PAUL G Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, DAVID Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 04/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISCHE, JUDITH J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, L PRISCILLA Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITLER, SHERRY K Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 06/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS-RADIX, SYLVIA O Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPNICK, BARBARA R Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 09/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, HECTOR D Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENTHAL, JOHN M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 09/14/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDLEY, STEPHEN K Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL C Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 10/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTESE, JOSEPH J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 03/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZANET, SALLIE Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARELLI, ANGELA M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 02/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, WILLIAM E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, KARLA Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 07/07/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERADOTTO, ERIN M Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, ROSALYN H Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, REINALDO E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, SHERI S Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDDER, HENRY J Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 02/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOM, PETER Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.43 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, CHERYL E Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.42 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, FERN A Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.42 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRO, WILLIAM F Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.42 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, JUANITA BING Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.42 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENWICK, DIANNE T Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.42 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGROI, SANDRA LYNNE Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.42 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENY, JOHN W, JR Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,711.42 Date 02/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,704.12 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $202,701.20 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $202,698.00 Date 06/28/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $202,695.30 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System