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 MICERA, LAWRENCE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,688.72 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, GERARD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,669.17 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCKLING, MARC L Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,666.19 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARY, GLENN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,660.84 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULROY, EDWARD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,660.64 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINARO, JOHN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $202,656.74 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALVERT, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,652.21 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGAN, LELAND M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $202,645.39 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,642.10 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMARCO, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,626.82 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRELLA, STEVEN M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $202,619.26 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MARCUS Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,614.87 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSWALD, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $202,614.25 Date 04/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, FRANCIS T Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,600.70 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUGGE, EDWARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,590.48 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDLAR, DANIEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $202,585.47 Date 01/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILROY, JAMES B Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $202,585.46 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ADRIENNE D Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $202,584.36 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATMORE, LORNA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,579.09 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELLONE, SCOTT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,568.63 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $202,545.18 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEPOO, DEOWCHAND Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $202,544.03 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISLAND, EVAN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $202,530.39 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANT, EMILY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,526.80 Date 02/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DONAL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,513.76 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANIET, MARK E Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,507.44 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEHTA, KALPANA S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $202,498.99 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, TIMOTHY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,493.60 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,478.85 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, JAMES K Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $202,476.53 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, VALERIE B Employer name Supreme Court Justices Amount $202,469.05 Date 04/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,406.26 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEN, HONGBIN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $202,387.60 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANA WOLFE, TOM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,349.28 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLEY, MAUREEN ROARTY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $202,331.18 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTRASTI, TIMOTHY L Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $202,330.91 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARLEY, GARY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,330.45 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BRIAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,327.68 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUSANO, PAUL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $202,249.54 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANTIONE, STEPHANIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $202,248.88 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNALLY, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,247.79 Date 12/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, GLADSTON W Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,243.50 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHAN, RAZAULLAH Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $202,191.73 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, JOHN J, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $202,190.44 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROCCHIA, FRANK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $202,189.62 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLUB, STEVEN R Employer name Village of Northport Amount $202,188.61 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREVITE, LAUREN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $202,180.18 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REID, SCOTT K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $202,145.33 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNKINS, RONALD Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $202,129.65 Date 09/17/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMOROWSKI, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,118.73 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARCO D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $202,095.39 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $202,085.39 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDELL, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $202,082.50 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,067.34 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHARLES N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $202,062.10 Date 12/09/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GISONDI, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $202,047.33 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLORES, CLAUDIO J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $202,040.19 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CIRILO A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $202,036.53 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $202,003.26 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, DONATO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,980.86 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, KEITH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,967.00 Date 07/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNEY, CHARLES J, III Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $201,959.07 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, PETER F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,956.89 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES S Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,932.46 Date 08/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEDITA, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,928.72 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, PATRICK C Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $201,913.23 Date 06/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, KENNETH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,902.40 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAYE, IAN S Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $201,863.96 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORNTON, REGINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,849.50 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINGH, AVTAR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $201,827.14 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALLER, GARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,802.85 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELS, DANIEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,773.61 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MARK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,743.69 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,734.58 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIACONE, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,727.23 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPOLI, DIEGO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,717.93 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, ROBERT F Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,661.27 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONLEY, RANDY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,643.59 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEY, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,630.83 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAZZOLA, VITO D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,620.35 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATUSZYNSKI, DOROTA K Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,606.05 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWABY, GERFIELD L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $201,587.99 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JEFFREY D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $201,583.22 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLI, MICHAEL V Employer name Westchester County Amount $201,582.32 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE VINCENZO, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,571.28 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,565.50 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERATO, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,536.67 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CSOKA, KEVIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $201,532.68 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLDANO, CARMINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,528.21 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIES, NILES M, III Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $201,512.70 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABIAN, THOMAS G Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,499.46 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAMON, SCOTT L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $201,496.41 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHELAN, THOMAS F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $201,438.66 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, JOHN T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $201,409.55 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLS, JAMES F, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,400.39 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, THOMAS C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $201,372.04 Date 09/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YORK, PATRICK J, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $201,363.02 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUSS, JARED Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $201,358.21 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIGAN, JOHN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $201,332.41 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYMECK, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $201,293.62 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System